Nanking, March 24, 1927

By Lieutenant Commander Roy C. Smith, Jr., U. S. Navy
January 1928
The General SituationON FEBRUARY 27, 1927, U.S.S. Noa, destroyer number 343, under my command, relieved U.S.S. Simpson (221), Lieutenant Commander R. J. Carstarphen, as station ship at Nanking, China. There ...

A Shorter and Simpler Aquino Process

By Commander Robert E. Rogers, U. S. Navy
January 1928
The daily work load that falls to navigators apparently increases steadily. In addition to the ordinary routine of the day’s work at sea, modern tactics and incidental target practices call ...

"Arms and the Man"

By Captain R. Z. Johnston, U. S. Navy
January 1928
A FOREMOST publication, the Saturday Evening Post, comments editorially: “Anyone who has visited a great naval training station must be impressed with the values that inhere in military training. Not ...

The Sargasso Sea

By H. A. Mariner, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
January 1928
In the very heart of the Atlantic Ocean, midway between the Bahamas and the Azores, lies the great body of water known as the Sargasso Sea. The designation of this ...

Commodore John Downes

By Herman F. Krafft
January 1928
From his official correspondenceYour would-be biographer says in so many words: show me a batch of your personal letters and I will tell you what you are. In such letters—written ...


January 1928
A Makeshift Destroyer LeaderSee June, 1926, Proceedings.See page 325, March, 1927, Proceedings.Commander W. C. I. Stiles, U. S. Navy.—Standing on the bridge of one of our flush-decked destroyers which was ...

Professional Notes

Compiled By Commander F. W. Rockwell, U. S. Navy And Assistant Professor Henry Bluestone, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1928

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1928
FROM NOVEMBER 2 TO DECEMBER 1 EUROPEAN SECURITY PROBLEMS Renewed Conference on Arms Limitation.—As decided at the League of Nations Assembly in September, the Preparatory Commission for an Armament Limitation ...

Book Reviews

January 1928
Save money by placing your orders for all books, whether professional or not, with the Institute Book Department, which will supply any obtainable naval, professional or scientific book, and not ...

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